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New Zealand vs India 2020 3rd T20I

India 179/5 (20.0 ov) & 20/0 (1.0 ov)
New Zealand 179/6 (20.0 ov) & 17/0 (1.0 ov)
Match Tied (India win the one over eliminator)
Player of the match: Rohit Sharma
Batting
R
B
4s
6s
SR
5
2
1
0
250
15
4
0
2
375
Bowling
OV
M
R
W
ECO
1
0
20
0
20
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Right! That's it from us here at Sportskeeda! Hope you enjoyed our coverage of his titanic tussle between India and New Zealand! Do stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest news, scores and updates from the world of cricket and join us for the 4th T20I on the 31st of January, 2020!

Till then, this is Shashwat Kumar signing off! Goodbye and goodnight!
So a manic encounter ends in India's favour!
The Super Over aside, the game was evenly contested with both sides fluffing their opportunities to nudge ahead of the other. While India did so in the middle overs, the Kiwis inexplicably failed to muster 2 runs from the final four deliveries, with them losing a couple of wickets in the process. Consequently, Williamson's sumptuous innings went in vain as Shami somehow found a way to drag India back into the encounter. 

In the one-over eliminator, Rahul and Rohit kept their calm while Southee missed his mark spectacularly, meaning that India ransacked an 18-run target in the Super Over. And, courtesy the defeat, New Zealand have now been on the wrong end of another Super Over. 

Anyway, the clutch victory allows India to clinch their first-ever T20I series win in New Zealand and the sides now march on to Wellington as both outfits might look to experiment with their line-ups.
Over 1 | Summary: 2 1 4 1 6 6 Bowler: T Southee TBA: 20/0(RR 20.00)
0.6 SIX! Tim Southee to Rohit Sharma. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control over long off for 6 runs.
Rohit has done it!!! India win!!!!!!!!! And, New Zealand lose another Super Over!
0.6: 
Southee again bowls it in Rohit's hitting arc and the batsman deposits him over long off for a majestic six. Wow! What hitting under pressure! Rohit, take a bow! Rahul, take a bow! And, most importantly, Mohammed Shami, take a bow!
Six for Rohit!
0.5: 
Southee again ventures into the slot and Rohit is up to the task. He plants his front foot and absolutely smokes the length delivery over mid-wicket for six. 4 needed off the final delivery now.
0.5 SIX! Tim Southee to Rohit Sharma. Length ball, off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs.
0.4 Tim Southee to Lokesh Rahul. Half volley, middle stump backing away driving, to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Santner.
0.3 FOUR! Tim Southee to Lokesh Rahul. Full toss, outside off stump moves in front sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep backward square leg for 4 runs.
Rahul misses out! 
0.4: 
Southee bowls one in the slot but Rahul can't get it in the middle. Maybe, he over-hits slightly and the ball strikes the inner half of his bat before trickling towards long on for a single.
Rahul with a much needed boundary!
0.3: 
Rahul shuffles across his stumps and then just laps the ball powerfully past square leg for four. Stunning shot under pressure.
Only a single off the second delivery!
Southee nails the yorker and Rohit only manages to squirt it away to fine leg for a single.
0.2 Tim Southee to Rohit Sharma. Full toss, off stump on the front foot Slog, inside edge to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by de Grandhomme.
No timing from Rohit! And, he survives a run-out too!
0.1: 
Rohit agriculturally swipes at a length delivery that is in the slot. But, he can't get timing as the ball goes away towards mid-wicket. THe batsmen then have a mix-up but no damage done.
0.1 NEW BALL. Tim Southee to Rohit Sharma. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Guptill, by Seifert.
0.0 Start of Innings.
Southee to bowl the Super Over! Southee vs Rahul & Rohit! 18 required for a victory; 17 needed for another one-over eliminator! 

Here we go!
Rohit and Rahul are padded up and ready! Who will the other batsman be? Surely it has to be Kohli, doesn't it?
If India manage 17 in the Super Over, there would be another Super Over, rather than the officials relying on boundaries to decide the outcome. Anyone up for another one-over eliminator?
Over 1 | Summary: 1 1 6 4 1b 4 Bowler: J Bumrah TBA: 17/0(RR 17.00)
0.6 FOUR! Jasprit Bumrah to Martin Guptill. Full toss, off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs.
New Zealand finish with 17!
Guptill muscles a full-toss on leg stump into the on-side and beats the fielder at long on to fetch himself a boundary and drag New Zealand to a total of 17 in the Super Over. 
A boundary to follow the six!
0.4: 
Williamson makes room for himself and then just effortlessly carves the ball over point for a boundary. What a sizzling batting display this has been by the Kiwi skipper.
0.5 Jasprit Bumrah to Kane Williamson. Back of a length, outside off stump backing away cutting, missed to wicketkeeper for 1 run, shy attempt by Rahul.
0.4 FOUR! Jasprit Bumrah to Kane Williamson. Full toss, to leg backing away driving, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs.
0.3 SIX! Jasprit Bumrah to Kane Williamson. Length ball, outside off stump moves in front flick, well timed in the air under control over deep square leg for 6 runs.
0.2 Jasprit Bumrah to Martin Guptill. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to long off for 1 run, fielded by Kohli.
0.1 NEW BALL. Jasprit Bumrah to Kane Williamson. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Jadeja.
0.0 Start of Innings.
Williamson with a six on the 3rd ball!
Williamson walks across his stumps and helps a length delivery over fine leg for six. Brilliant. Just brilliant.